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Five Places to Donate Unwanted Holiday Gifts

Five Places to Donate Unwanted Holiday Gifts

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger With the holidays behind us, it is now time to relax, put away the seasonal decorations, and declutter the house. What about those gifts that simply don’t fit into your home or lifestyle? Instead of throwing them out, donate them! It’s easier to find places to donate unwanted holiday […]

DIY: Apple-Cinnamon Homemade Potpourri Sachets

DIY: Apple-Cinnamon Homemade Potpourri Sachets

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger It’s no secret I like to dig out my craft supplies during the cold days of winter. I’ve made everything from handmade earrings and necklaces to baked goods and homemade potpourri – all of which make great gifts for the holidays, or even Valentine’s Day. If you’re short on […]

Four Tips for Choosing Organic Produce

Four Tips for Choosing Organic Produce

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When you prepare a large family dinner, make it a healthy dining experience by choosing organic foods. Making appetizers with organic produce or serving an organic ham, gives you a chance to teach your family how important it is to avoid foods grown and processed with pesticides, hormones, herbicides, […]

14 Healthy New Years Resolutions for 2014

14 Healthy New Years Resolutions for 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Have you started to think about ways to improve yourself in 2014? For the last several years, I’ve focused on healthy New Years resolutions. After all, if I’m doing and feeling well, I’m a better friend, wife, daughter, sister, and colleague. Here are some of the ways you can plan […]

3 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

3 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger My family occasionally splurged on a bushy, live Christmas tree when I was growing up. The aroma of fresh pine filled the house and amplified the joy of the season. But, what in the world are you supposed to do with a six-foot tall, needle-shedding tree once the holiday […]

4 Edible Gifts to Make With Your Children

4 Edible Gifts to Make With Your Children

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If your little one begs to make a last minute holiday gift for his teacher, head to the kitchen for inspiration. Edible gifts come together quickly! When I was a young girl, I remember spending long days in the kitchen with my grandma preparing these types of presents for […]

6 Homemade Ornament Ideas for Your Nature-Theme Christmas Tree

6 Homemade Ornament Ideas for Your Nature-Theme Christmas Tree

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I always admire Christmas trees decked out in a specific theme. If time was limitless, I’d use my many homemade ornament ideas to create a nature-inspired Christmas tree complete with edible decorations. The great thing about edible decorations is that, once Christmas is over, you can hang them outside […]

Six Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts

Six Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts

Posted by  Angela Tague, guest blogger Hosting a holiday meal gives me a great opportunity to try new recipes and ideas. But what do I like making the most? Holiday desserts! With my gluten sensitivity, I am careful to choose desserts that accommodate my dietary needs but also celebrate the season. If this is your first […]

6 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

6 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Don’t let exhaustion ruin the holiday season. Sure, you have to spend extra time decorating the house, shopping for holiday gifts, and preparing for out-of-town guests. But you also need to make time for yourself. Here are six tips for staying healthy during the holidays, both physically and mentally! […]

DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger In our fast-paced, tightly scheduled lives, it is tough to make family dinners an everyday occurrence. When Thanksgiving rolls around and everyone bellies up to your dining room table, use personalized decorations to make the holiday extra memorable. Reading the adorable “turkey notes” my grandmother would leave at each […]